Certificate III in Individual Support
This Nationally Recognised qualification prepares you for work with the elderly in the community or a residential setting as a personal care worker or assistant.
Delivered in conjunction with The Gordon, participants will complete a total of 17 units over a 26-week period. This includes 13 units from the Certificate III and 4 units from Certificate IV in Ageing Support.
During the course you will participate in a minimum of 120 hours of placement in a real workplace in three blocks. Placement will be organised by The Gordon.
All units have been selected and your learning program designed so that on successful completion of your studies and placement, you will be eligible for a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers & families
HLTAAP001 Recognise health body systems
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCHCS001 Provide home & community support services
Four extra units from the Certificate IV in Ageing Support are available to broaden employment opportunities. Enrollment in these are optional:
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medications
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
26 Weeks (3 days per week)
9am – 3pm
February & July
10 Station St Norlane
Includes Monday – Thursday work placements. Please contact the course adviser for more details.
Placement requires a police check, please speak with our course advisor if you would like more information about this or have any concerns.
This program is delivered in partnership with The Gordon. Your enrolment, teacher and certificate will be from The Gordon.
If you would like more information about the Individual Support course, please compelte the contact form below.